Blátindur is 273 meters (896 ft) high mountain at the west part of the Heimaey island (Vestmannaeyjar archipelago). There at the top you can enjoy nice views ever the Heimaey island and (if the weather allows) of the Icelandic mainland as well. You can find two quite famous rock formations, the Fish head and the Elephant head at its foot.

How to find and climb Blátindur:

You can climb Blátindur quite easily (unlike i.e. Heimaklettur where you have to deal with ropes and steep ladders), so everybody in a good physical condition and with some kind of respect to nature can make it to the top.
GPS coordinates of Blátindur: 63.440131, -20.306175 Take me there!

Photos of the Blátindur:

Blítindur and the Elephant rock
Eldfell and Helgafell craters as seen from Blátindur
Blátindur as seen from the golf course
Fulmar near the top of the Blátindur
Camping site and cultural areal down under the Blátindur
enjoyjing views from Blátindur

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